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Bridging the Great Divide? Making Sense of the Human Rights-CSR Relationship in UK Multinational Companies
Human rights (HR) and corporate social responsibility (CSR) are both fields of knowledge and research that have been shaped by, and examine, the role of multi-national enterprises in society. Whilst scholars have highlighted ...
A Review of the Small Business Research Initiative
(Innovate UK, 2017-11)
Freedom to learn: - ‘Edusumers’: An analysis of student attitudes towards mobile enhanced learning in Higher Education.
Freedom to learn: - ‘Edusumers’: An analysis of student attitudes towards mobile enhanced learning in Higher Education. Abstract Purpose: This paper explores Post Graduate students ‘attitudes towards M-Learning in the ...
Where am I? Enhancing learning experience for Local and International Post Graduate students’: a focus on creative learning and teaching diverse students at a Midlands university.
(North American Business Press, 2017)
Where am I? Enhancing learning experience for Local and International Post Graduate students’: a focus on creative learning and teaching diverse students at a Midlands university. Abstract Purpose: This paper explores ...
CSR and Corporate Governance: The Role of CSR Managers
The number of corporate social responsibility (CSR) managers within business organisations has increased noticeably in recent years. To date, research examining the role and experiences of CSR managers is scarce, owing ...
Fields in flux: institutional bricolage during a technological shock.
(Academy of Management, 2017-11-30)
How do established institutions interact with proto-institutions during the adoption of a technology shock? In this paper, I examine the interplay between existing institutions and the proto-institutions originated as a ...
Limits to compliance: Means-ends dissociation and knowledge differentials in university-society legitimacy struggles
In an opaque institutional field, compliance can be gauged only imperfectly, if at all, where knowledge differentials work in favour of legitimacy seekers. This notion is explored in the context of UK universities’ struggles ...
Do ‘Harambee Spirit’ and ‘Familiness’ share their meanings in the context of ICT Sector Family Businesses in Kenya?
This paper examines the two seemingly unrelated concepts of ‘Familiness’ and ‘Harambee Spirit’ in the context of Kenya. The key questions addressed in this paper are ‘to what extent are family firms, in particular, those ...
Bank Lending Channel and Monetary Policy in Nigeria
(Research in International Business and Finance, 2017-07-15)
We find that the Central Bank of Nigeria's (CBN) policy of consolidation and restructuring from 2002 to 2008 strengthened the bank lending channel (BLC). We use the Generalised Method of Moments (GMM) two step estimator ...
The effect of public support on senior manager attitudes to innovation
Senior manager innovation-orientated attitudes are key drivers of innovation within micro and smaller firms. Despite this, little guidance exists on the initiatives organisations can utilise to induce and strengthen such ...